Filipino / Tagalog language translation for the meaning of the word sumayaw in the Tagalog Dictionary.

Definition for the Tagalog word sumayaw:

sumayáw  Play audio #9095
[verb] to dance

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Verb conjugations of sumayaw:

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Root: sayawConjugation Type: -Um-
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Uncompleted (Present):
Contemplated (Future):
sumayáw  Play audio #9095
Completed (Past):
sumayáw  Play audio #9095
Uncompleted (Present):
sumásayáw  Play audio #19684
Contemplated (Future):
sásayáw  Play audio #19685
Verb family:
sayawín  |  
magsayáw  |  
sayawán  |  
isayáw  |  
maisayáw  |  
Usage Note Icon Usage Notes:
"sumayaw" and "magsayaw" are both correct actor focused verbs for "to dance."

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Example Sentences Available Icon Sumayaw Example Sentences in Tagalog: (10)
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Lintík kung sumayáw si Alice.
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It's awesome when Alice dances.
Sumayáw tayo!
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Let's dance!
Gustó mo bang sumayáw?
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Would you like to dance?
Magalíng siyáng sumayáw.
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She dances very well.
Sumásayáw ka ba ng tango?
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Do you dance the tango?
Sásayáw ba kayó sa programa?
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Would you be dancing in the program?
Hindî akó mahilig sumayáw.
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I am not fond of dancing.
Tinrý niyáng sumayáw sa haráp ng madlâ.
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He tried to dance in front of an audience.
Sumayá ang party nang dumami ang sumayáw.
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The party livened up when the dancers increased in number.
Sumásayáw ang silya ko.
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My chair is wobbling.

User-submitted Example Sentences (4):
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba who have self reported as being fluent in Tagalog.
Sumayaw sila.
Tatoeba Sentence #5214468 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
They danced.

Maaari ba tayong sumayaw?
Tatoeba Sentence #5361524 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Shall we dance?

Magaling sumayaw ang bespren ko.
Tatoeba Sentence #1710595 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
My best friend dances really well.

Buong gabi kaming sumayaw nina Tom.
Tatoeba Sentence #8276499 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Tom and I danced all night long.

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